Movie Lounge – January 26

Movie Lounge – January 26

Movie Lounge is a feature at Law And Order Party where we list ten movies screening this week that we might not have actually seen but which we’re presenting as a ranked list, anyway, based on how much they might be worth checking out.

January 26 – February 1

1. Phantom Thread
directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, and Vicky Krieps
playing daily at Cable Car Cinema, Jane Pickens Theater, Cinemaworld Lincoln, Mystic Luxury Cinemas, and Showcase Cinemas (Warwick/North Attleboro only)

2. Love, Cecil
directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland
featuring Cecil Beaton, Hamish Bowles, and Leslie Caron
playing Wednesday 1/31 at Rosecliff (7pm)
watch a clip here

love cecil documentary

3. Lost In London
directed by Woody Harrelson
starring Woody Harrelson, Willie Nelson, and Owen Wilson
playing Sunday at University of Rhode Island (6pm)
with director/star Woody Harrelson in attendance

4. Call Me By Your Name
directed by Luca Guadagnino
starring Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg
opens Friday 1/19 at Avon Cinema and Showcase Cinemas Warwick

5. Bhaagamathie
Telugu with English subtitles
directed by G. Ashok
starring Anushka Shetty, Unni Mukundan, and Jayaram
opens Friday 1/26 at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

6. They Live (1988) (*****)
directed by John Carpenter
starring Roddy Piper, Keith David, and Meg Foster
playing Thursday 2/1 at Bucket Brewery (8pm)

7. Stop Making Sense (1983) (*** 1/2)
directed by Jonathan Demme
starring David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, and Jerry Harrison
playing Saturday 1/27 at Greenwich Odeum

8. 3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (*****)
directed by Martin McDonagh
starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell
playing daily at Island Cinemas, Mystic Luxury Cinemas, Entertainment South Kingstown, and Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick/Attleboro/Seekonk)

9. Colao
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Frank Perozo
starring Manny Perez, Celines Toribio, and Anthony Alvarez
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

10. Maze Runner: The Death Cure
directed by Wes Ball
starring Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Dylan O’Brien
opens Friday 1/26 at all the big movie theaters

Also opening this week

Padmaavat (Padmavati)

Still in Theaters

Lady Bird (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10, Route One Cinema Pub, Mystic Luxury Cinemas, and Showcase Cinemas [Warwick, Providence Place, Seekonk])
The Florida Project (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10)
I, Tonya (****) (Showcase Warwick, Cinemaworld Lincoln, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
The Shape of Water (****) (Cinemaworld Lincoln, Island Cinemas, Entertainment South Kingstown, and Showcase Cinemas – Providence Place/Seekonk/Warwick)
Coco (Route One Cinema Pub)
Proud Mary (Showcase Cinemas – Providence Place/Warwick only)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (all the big movie theaters)
Thor: Ragnarok (East Providence 10)

* All the big movie theaters:
Cinemaworld Lincoln
Entertainment South Kingstown
Island Cinema 10
Regal Cinemas Stadium Swansea
Showcase Cinemas North Attleboro
Showcase Cinemas Providence Place
Showcase Cinemas Seekonk
Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Showcase Cinemas Warwick Mall

**At the moment Regal Cinemas Swansea – and for that matter the whole Regal Cinemas chain – is owned by Anschutz Entertainment Group, which I don’t recommend supporting. But the chain was recently sold and the transition is supposed to happen by March.